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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.
If you are a highly talented Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related duties, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the Wilmington office and offers a hybrid work opportunity.
Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.
Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally, and globally.
The Paralegal Team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.
Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate
5 years' experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Large law firm experience
What will your day look like? You will draft simple pleadings and/or assists attorneys with major motions and filings. You will perform cite-checking, fact-checking, and Blue Booking of legal memoranda and Shepardizing cases. You will organize all necessary documents for witness interviews, depositions, hearings, trials or arbitrations.
You will review, organize and maintain document databases for case tracking, discovery and document productions. You will utilize legal software such as Relativity and litigation technology including eDiscovery, data rooms, and eFiles documents in State and Federal Courts and coordinate service of documents. You will locate and review information applicable to a particular case, person or subject via online research or document reviews.
You will assist in the preparation of pretrial motions, trial binders, trial exhibits, etc. You will assist attorneys at depositions, hearings, trials or arbitrations.
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.
We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
DLA Piper is one of the largest business law firms in the world and one of the most recognized law firm brands globally. In just eight years since our firm’s founding, we have established ourselves as an innovative and entrepreneurial firm that is deeply committed to our global core values of people, clients and community. In fact, it is the individual members of the DLA Piper team—the combination of talented lawyers and business professionals working together—that define our success and drive our growth.
DLA Piper provides its employees with highly competitive salaries and benefits, including eligibility for year-end bonuses, profit sharing eligibility, a generous paid-time-off policy and a 401k plan. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their achievements through annual performance evaluations and salary reviews. The firm encourages ongoing personal development and supports a healthy work/life balance.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by visiting the Careers section of our website, completing the online application and submitting a cover letter to include salary history.
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